Fall Art Classes Begin at PMoA

Polk Museum of Art

All classes are taught by certified art teachers and/or art professionals. Dates and prices vary. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, September 18, 2016

One Collectors Dream

An exhibition of works from the private collection of George Lowe, the voice of Space Ghost, which includes contemporary art, folk art, and his own work. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm. The Museum is closed on major holidays and on Sundays from June 1 through Labor Day.

VSA Exhibition

This exhibition highlights work from Very Special Arts (VSA) of Polk County. This program is for gifted students and students with emotional, physical or cognitive challenges who are enrolled in Polk County Schools. The artworks selected for the exhibition represent a wide variety of media and techniques. Learn more!

A Sum of Its Parts

Victor Vasarely, Untitled (Sphere), n.d., Serigraph (184/250), Polk Museum of Art Permanent Collection 2001.19.3, Gift of William and Norma Roth

July 9, 2016 – September 17, 2016 Museum Hours Regular Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm Sunday, 1 to 5pm The Museum is closed to the public on Mondays, major holidays, and for its annual Gala. The next Gala will be on March 4, 2017. Summer Hours (June 1 through Labor Day): Tuesday through Saturday, […]

Monkey Business: Ruben Ubiera at Polk Museum of Art

Ruben Ubiera, Monkey Business, Painted mural, 16' x 24'.

For the first time in its 50 year history, the Polk Museum of Art partnered with an accomplished Florida artist to produce an on-site, large-scale interior mural. Florida artist Ruben Ubiera designed and created a unique mural measuring 16’ x 24’ directly onto one of the Museum’s most prominent walls. The Museum will  remain on view […]

Spring Break Art Camp

March 21 – 24 (No classes on March 25) 9:00am-4:00pm AGES 7 – 13 years old Join us for Spring Break Art Camp! Give your child (ages 7-13) a FUN, CREATIVE and OPEN atmosphere to develop their love and appreciation for the arts. Camp classes offer the freedom to explore artistic interests through creativity, medium […]

Reception: Harrison Senior Visual Art Exhibition

Reception: Friday, February 19, 6 pm On exhibit from February 6 – March 6, 2016 Harrison’s Senior visual art students present their graduating body of artwork at the Polk Museum of Art. Sponsored by: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

“Matter Makes Space” Reception

The exhibition will be celebrated at a reception on Friday, January 8, 6 pm, at the Museum. Michiko Fuji Fowler is the speaker at the Friday evening event. Members will be admitted for free; guests are $10.

Forever Young: A Retrospective

Russell Young’s exploration of American counter culture represents a journey that bares witness to both the excess and ambition that has helped shape the “American dream,” a brooding and sometimes brutal celebration of the characters and events that glamorize and chastise in equal measure. Whether through direct visual reference or by title, the works set […]

Art Crawl

This annual juried outdoor art show features emerging Central Florida artists selling affordable artwork in the Polk Museum of Art parking lot. Live music and demonstrations.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494